Activity Information
Dec 2019

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 03 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 10 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 17 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 31 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
12/03

12/10

12/17

12/31
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/03
12/10
12/17
12/31
Dec 2019

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
12/03

12/10

12/17
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Tai Chi for Balance: Beginner

Jupiter Branch
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
12/03

12/05

12/10

12/12

12/17

12/19
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Jingle Bell Stomp

Gardens Branch
Twirl, slide, freeze dance and jingle bell rock to holiday tunes. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Twirl, slide, freeze dance and jingle bell rock to holiday tunes. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Tai Chi for Balance: Intermediate

Jupiter Branch
Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
12/03

12/05

12/10

12/12

12/17

12/19
Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Florida Office of the Attorney General: Identity Theft

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Victim Services Program Specialist Ashley Conon provides tips and tools on how to avoid and or recover from identity theft. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Victim Services Program Specialist Ashley Conon provides tips and tools on how to avoid and or recover from identity theft. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Preschool Story Time Special: Jammin' in Our PJs for the Holidays

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Put on your most festive PJs to join us for holiday stores, songs and a craft celebrating a most magical time of the year! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Put on your most festive PJs to join us for holiday stores, songs and a craft celebrating a most magical time of the year! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Jinglecise

West Boca Branch
Wiggle, hop and jingle all the way! Have fun while improving motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Wiggle, hop and jingle all the way! Have fun while improving motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Toddler Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/03Celebrate Love!

12/10Celebrate Joy!

12/17Winter Wonderland I.
Simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Police on Horseback

Glades Road Branch
Meet CPL Lamm and his horse from the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit. Includes stories, songs and a craft. Weather permitting. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Meet CPL Lamm and his horse from the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit. Includes stories, songs and a craft. Weather permitting. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Help Me Grow Florida: Books, Blocks & Balls

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Developmental screenings for 0-5 years, provided by 211 Palm Beach Treasure Coast before and after Preschool event. Kids can play with toys during assessment and get a free book! Ages 0-5. (3 hr.) 
12/17
Developmental screenings for 0-5 years, provided by 211 Palm Beach Treasure Coast before and after Preschool event. Kids can play with toys during assessment and get a free book! Ages 0-5. (3 hr.) 
Dec 2019

25 Days of Reading: Read-A-Thon

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 
12/02

12/03

12/04

12/05

12/06

12/07

12/09

12/10

12/11

12/12

12/13

12/14

12/16

12/17

12/18

12/19

12/20

12/21

12/23

12/26

12/27

12/28

12/30

12/31
As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 
Dec 2019

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
12/02

12/09

12/16
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

5 Steps to a Stress-Free Life

Main Library
Learn practical, easy techniques to lower stress levels and lead a healthier life with a combination of therapeutic sound and holistic breath work. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/16
Learn practical, easy techniques to lower stress levels and lead a healthier life with a combination of therapeutic sound and holistic breath work. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Tween/Teen Holiday Movie Night

Royal Palm Beach Branch
"The Nightmare Before Christmas." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (76 min.) Relax with your friends, watch a movie, munch on some snacks and make a seasonal craft. Ages 11-17. Preregister. PG
12/16
"The Nightmare Before Christmas." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (76 min.) Relax with your friends, watch a movie, munch on some snacks and make a seasonal craft. Ages 11-17. Preregister. PG
Dec 2019

The Coloring Club: Winter

Acreage Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own to work on. Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/16
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own to work on. Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Dancerize your way with the Cotton Eye Jo, Cowboy Hustle and other line dances to keep movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/04

12/16
Dancerize your way with the Cotton Eye Jo, Cowboy Hustle and other line dances to keep movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Jazz Is Love! No Bullying Workshop

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Go on a musical journey with our special guest, Ms. Donna. Learn how life can be about respect, acceptance and togetherness. Grades K-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/16
Go on a musical journey with our special guest, Ms. Donna. Learn how life can be about respect, acceptance and togetherness. Grades K-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Girls Who Code

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Get techy and participate in Hour of Code with a special event. Open to girls and boys. Grades 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/16
Get techy and participate in Hour of Code with a special event. Open to girls and boys. Grades 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Fun Holiday Card

Belle Glade Branch
Creative greeting cards for family and friends. All ages. (45 min.) 
12/16
Creative greeting cards for family and friends. All ages. (45 min.) 
Dec 2019

STEAM: Exploring Biomes

Main Library
Discover different biomes of the earth in this engaging hands-on activity! Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/02Jungles & Rainforests.

12/09Deserts.

12/16Oceans.

12/30Alpine & Mountains.
Discover different biomes of the earth in this engaging hands-on activity! Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
12/02

12/16
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Dec 2019

English Exchange

West Boynton Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/02

12/16
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

English Exchange

West Boynton Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/09

09/23

10/07

10/21

11/04

11/18

12/02

12/16
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

SHINE: Medicare Advantage (Part C)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Join SHINE as they address the different types of coverage for enrollees, how a plan can market to them and an enrollees rights and responsibilities. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/16
Join SHINE as they address the different types of coverage for enrollees, how a plan can market to them and an enrollees rights and responsibilities. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Crochet Collective

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners bring an H hook and light colored worsted yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/16
Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners bring an H hook and light colored worsted yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Consumer Reports Online

West Boynton Branch
Need help with your shopping? Not sure what to buy? Use Consumer Reports online for free to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/16
Need help with your shopping? Not sure what to buy? Use Consumer Reports online for free to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
12/02

12/09

12/16
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Full STEAM Ahead: Sink or Swim

West Boynton Branch
Master the concept of buoyancy and beyond. Have fun determining which objects float and which ones sink! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/16
Master the concept of buoyancy and beyond. Have fun determining which objects float and which ones sink! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Bouncing Babies

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and finger plays. Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/02

12/16
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and finger plays. Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/16
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/02

12/16
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Trivia Contest!

Wellington Branch
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/15
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
"Yesterday." ©Universal Pictures. (116 min.) Preregister. PG-13
12/15
"Yesterday." ©Universal Pictures. (116 min.) Preregister. PG-13
Dec 2019

Handmade Crafternoon

Main Library
Craft away the afternoon with an array of make and take crafts for the whole family! All ages. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
12/07

12/15
Craft away the afternoon with an array of make and take crafts for the whole family! All ages. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Paper Globes

Acreage Branch
Create unique triskele paper globes to decorate your home or use as a gift. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/15
Create unique triskele paper globes to decorate your home or use as a gift. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Healthcare Open Enrollment for ACA

Lantana Road Branch
Licensed and certified navigators will be offering free Healthcare enrollment assistance and education. Open enrollment ends on Dec 15. (4 hr.) Call the Epilepsy Florida ESC Healthcare Navigator at 1-877-553-7453 to preregister. 
12/15
Licensed and certified navigators will be offering free Healthcare enrollment assistance and education. Open enrollment ends on Dec 15. (4 hr.) Call the Epilepsy Florida ESC Healthcare Navigator at 1-877-553-7453 to preregister. 
Dec 2019

Board Game Design Workshop & Open Table Play

Jupiter Branch
Playtest, prototype, brainstorm, troubleshoot, network and discuss all things board game with Brian Fiore from South Florida Game Design. Play-testers welcome! Snacks provided. (5 hr.) Preregister. 
12/15
Playtest, prototype, brainstorm, troubleshoot, network and discuss all things board game with Brian Fiore from South Florida Game Design. Play-testers welcome! Snacks provided. (5 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. (60 min.) 
12/04Ages  7-11.

12/11Ages  7-11.

12/14Ages  8-12.
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Teen Anime Nation

West Boca Branch
If you like manga, anime, K-drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others like you! Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
If you like manga, anime, K-drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others like you! Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Holiday Storytime With Local Author: Laura Boldin-Fournier

Royal Palm Beach Branch
She will read "Orangutan's Night before Christmas" and sign purchased copies of her book. Learn how books are published, participate in a raffle and a craft. Ages 0-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
She will read "Orangutan's Night before Christmas" and sign purchased copies of her book. Learn how books are published, participate in a raffle and a craft. Ages 0-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Anime Club

Belle Glade Branch
Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga and discover new ones. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
12/14
Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga and discover new ones. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Share the Love: Holiday Card Making Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Create holiday cards brimming with good wishes to share with family and friends! Refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
Create holiday cards brimming with good wishes to share with family and friends! Refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Hold on to Your Circuits! Robot Craft

Lantana Road Branch
Use different materials to create a fun robot craft. Ages 5-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
Use different materials to create a fun robot craft. Ages 5-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
12/07 (2.5 hr.) 

12/14 (2.5 hr.) 

12/28Winter Adventure Marathon. (3.5 hr.) 
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
Dec 2019

Sewing Lab

Acreage Branch
Bring your current project, work on a pattern or practice sewing using one of our sewing machines or your own! Basic materials provided. Ages 15 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/14
Bring your current project, work on a pattern or practice sewing using one of our sewing machines or your own! Basic materials provided. Ages 15 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Jane Austen Birthday Party

Royal Palm Beach Branch
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen games and movies must be enjoyed with tea and good company. Join us for this birthday celebration. Refreshments provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/14
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen games and movies must be enjoyed with tea and good company. Join us for this birthday celebration. Refreshments provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Chinese Brush Art

West Boynton Branch
Unleash your creativity by experimenting with a Chinese art form using brush, ink and paper. Materials provided. Grades 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
Unleash your creativity by experimenting with a Chinese art form using brush, ink and paper. Materials provided. Grades 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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